Michael has had an interesting life, as barrister, immigration judge, and politician. He once shared a gaol cell with a serial killer. He's an experienced speaker and should give us an entertaining evening.
CAGS monthly meetings
CAGS Annual General Meeting. Come and discuss the group's activities over the last year and its plans for the future, vote on a constitutional amendment, and elect the officers and committee for the coming year.
Provisional date, depending on the availability of the venue.
A talk by Daniel West of Opening Doors.
Jeremy Kingston, playwright, poet and former theatre critic for Punch and The Times, will talk about his lifetime involvement with the theatre and read some extracts from his poetry collections and the plays he has written.
A meeting for all CAGS members and their friends. A Peter Scott-Presland talk on history and future of Pride.
John Carter, a confirmed atheist, will give a talk entitled Atheism, Religion and LGBTI, Using personal experiences and information from the contemporary world, he will put forward the case for rejecting religious explanations of the human condition, and will suggest that members of the LGBTI community would do well to be suspicious of all religious belief systems.
Filmmaker, painter, gay rights activist, author, gardener – Derek Jarman packed many roles into a short life. Jarman In Pieces is a performance collage comprising original songs, film, interviews from people who knew Jarman and his work, ambient sounds and spoken word that aims to celebrate the contrasts in Jarman's life rather than reconcile them.
Project Adorno are a two-man arts collective from southwest London whose electro-pop cabaret live performances read like a quirky thesis on popular culture from the last 30 years. Created and performed by Project Adorno
A meeting for all CAGS members and their friends.Group discussion on being gay at work and in different cultures. Come and join in the lively debate. Last discussion attracted twenty people.
The second in our new series of monthly meetings. Our guest speaker will be photographer Tom Dingley, instigator of OUTCOME, a photographic portrait project in which each sitter holds their childhood photograph, showing who they once were, to the person they are now. Tom will talk about the project and its aims, and about the studio day, to be held later, where we will have the opportunity to become involved.